All posts by Andy Jones-Wilkins

Andy Jones-Wilkins

finished in the top 10 men at the Western States 100 7-straight times. He's sponsored by Patagonia and Drymax socks and is iRunFar's editorialist.

The Strength of Repetition
The Strength of Repetition
on November 8, 2019
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AJW writes about how he gains strength from the repetitive nature of running.


Out of the Darkness
Out of the Darkness
on November 1, 2019
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An essay about darkness and light in the fall.


Becoming a Midpacker
Becoming a Midpacker
on October 25, 2019
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AJW writes about slowing down as he continues his relationship with running through the aging process.


The Grindstone 100 and the Changing Ultrarunning Landscape
The Grindstone 100 and the Changing Ultrarunning Landscape
on October 11, 2019
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AJW writes about this year’s high finishers’ rate at the Grindstone 100 Mile.


Some Thoughts on Pacers
Some Thoughts on Pacers
on October 4, 2019
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AJW writes about why he likes pacers in trail ultrarunning.


What is Your Benchmark?
What is Your Benchmark?
on September 27, 2019
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AJW writes about his benchmark data point that shows he’s on track with his training.


The Simple and Wise Words of Kirk Apt
The Simple and Wise Words of Kirk Apt
on September 13, 2019
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An essay about how long and tough ultramarathons require both patience and persistence in order to succeed.


The Wasatch Front 100 Mile 40th Anniversary Celebration
The Wasatch Front 100 Mile 40th Anniversary Celebration
on September 6, 2019
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A look at the 40th anniversary celebration of the Wasatch Front 100 Mile.


Some Thoughts on Obsession
Some Thoughts on Obsession
on August 30, 2019
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AJW writes about runners who become ‘obsessed’ with and excel at certain races.


The Legendary Pikes Peak Marathon Men’s Record
The Legendary Pikes Peak Marathon Men’s Record
on August 23, 2019
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AJW speculates on whether Kilian Jornet will set the Pikes Peak Marathon course record this weekend.